NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology by Trimble

Taylor Truckey

As producers across the country begin to put this year’s crops in the ground, Trimble has launched their NextSwath End-of-Row Turn Technology that will improve efficiencies throughout the growing season. When approaching the end of a crop row, NextSwath automatically executes a turn pattern that precisely aligns the implement to begin working while minimizing skips and overlaps. This will reduce …

technology, Trimble

Concerns with GPS Satellites and Future Viability

Kurt Lawton

If you’ve heard news about potential failure of satellites in the GPS constellation by 2010…the sky is not falling and it’s not time to panic. Is there concern? Yes. A study just released by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that the Air Force (which maintains the system) and suppliers have not lived up to their promises of replacing …

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